Artists’ subtle critique of power opens at New York University’s Abu Dhabi outpost

The collective Slavs and Tatars ends a three-month residency at Saadiyat Island with an exhibition on princely grooming

Published online: 28 February 2015

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Granddaughter of French dealer whose collection was confiscated by Nazis opens New York gallery

Marianne Rosenberg says she plans to continue the family legacy of working with contemporary artists, as well as show the Modern art her ancestor promoted

Published online: 24 February 2015

Thousands write to prison pen pals through Alcatraz art installation

Ai Weiwei’s project on the former penal island in San Francisco Bay has resulted in 50,000 postcards to political prisoners

Published online: 24 February 2015

Swiss sellers of $300m Gauguin remove 18 masterpieces from Basel museum

Rudolf Staechelin Family Trust is seeking another institution to house loan

Published online: 10 February 2015

Walker Art Center purchase saves late artist’s collection

Danh Vo created an installation from Martin Wong’s bric-a-brac

Published online: 09 February 2015

Long-lost sculpture resurfaces in Gauguin show

Work reportedly sold for $300m is also included

Published online: 06 February 2015


Scads of shows in Savannah

Savannah, Georgia, may seem like an unlikely destination for international contemporary art, but the Savannah College of Art and Design...

Robotic reunion?

Has Hans Ulrich Obrist, the co-director of London’s Serpentine Galleries, been missing that dirty dancing android that he brought to the...

Eliasson lights up Addis Ababa

Olafur Eliasson gets everywhere; the Danish-Icelandic artist has works in some of the most prestigious public and private museum...


Kehinde Wiley's new republic

Look closely at Kehinde Wiley’s paintings: they may remind you of something. Since the early 2000s, Wiley has been painting portraits of young black people in the traditions of European portraiture. His sitters are often strangers he meets in cities around the world, with whom he works to select historic paintings as models for new portraits. (He calls the process “street casting.”) At the Brooklyn Museum, “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” (20 February-24 May) highlights 60 of these works, including a new stained glass piece and a new sculpture.